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Certified e-Learning Specialist

Accelerated Certification Program

5 days |$4,899

This extensive program takes the mystery out of e-learning.  It shows you how to create and sell an effective e-learning strategy, design interactive web-based training, and manage e-learning projects on time and on budget.  Learn how to apply a step-by-step, decision-making process to maximize your e-learning return on investment (ROI).  Return to work with the confidence and skills to deliver the e-learning results that senior management wants and expects.

This leading-edge program provides the highest level of certification for e-learning professionals.  It is focused on instructional design principles for e-learning rather than the technical authoring/programming of a course.

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Objectives

The key objectives for this program are:

  • Apply a 5-step consultative approach to analyze training needs.
  • Plan a web-based training project that is based on a defined training need.
  • Design a web-based training program that is instructionally, functionally, and graphically effective for delivery on the Internet or an Intranet.
  • Develop a comprehensive and cost-effective organization-wide e-learning strategy.

What You Will Receive

All the worksheets, checklists, and forms in Microsoft® Word template format.  Simply download them from your personal My Langevin website.

Free e-learning sample module:
Training Needs Analysis – a $599 value.

Free 1-year edit service.  Receive detailed feedback on your materials to help improve your courses.

Free telephone consultation.  If you need advice, confirmation of a decision, or someone to discuss ideas with – just give us a call.

Who Should Attend

For anyone who must design or evaluate WBT, manage e-learning projects, or make strategic decisions about e-learning.

What You Will Learn

Creating an e-Learning Strategy

  • How to create a comprehensive, cost-effective e-learning strategy that meets your organization's needs.
  • The 4 main e-learning strategies.
  • How to assess organizational readiness for e-learning.
  • 24 core competencies required to implement e-learning.
  • How to identify possible funding resources for an e-learning initiative.
  • How to align e-learning objectives to your organization's strategic goals.
  • A step-by-step worksheet for building a detailed inventory of current courses.
  • 12 proven criteria for determining which courses to convert to e-learning.
  • A fast and powerful technique for prioritizing courses.
  • How to calculate the e-learning ROI quickly and easily.
  • The value-added benefits of e-learning.
  • How to identify the resources required to implement e-learning.
  • Create a strategic plan to secure senior management approval.
  • Mitigate potential risks.
  • Assemble an e-learning steering committee.
  • Establish e-learning measurements.
  • Promote e-learning to maximize learner buy-in and commitment.
  • Develop e-learning transfer strategies.
  • A 50-point worksheet for selecting an LMS that best meets your needs.
  • How to write a compelling strategic plan to secure management approval.
  • How to determine the potential risks of launching an e-learning strategy.
  • 15 tangible measurements to evaluate e-learning initiatives.
  • 20 strategies for ensuring e-learning transfers back to the job.
  • How to promote e-learning so that learners embrace the initiative.
  • How to deal with the show-stopper question:  "What percentage of our training should be e-learning?"


Planning a Successful e-Learning Project

  • A step-by-step procedure for analyzing training and e-learning needs.
  • When (and when not) to train.
  • How to plan a successful e-learning project.
  • How to select the most appropriate type of e-learning for each course.
  • Creative techniques for blending different WBT strategies with traditional training methods to maximize learning.
  • Specific design constraints that affect e-learning.
  • 10 key questions to determine potential technical constraints.
  • 6 fundamental tips to establish a solid working relationship with your Technical Department.
  • The most suitable type of content for each strategy.
  • How to target e-learning to your audience.
  • How to estimate e-learning design time.
  • How to assemble a highly productive e-learning team.


Designing Web-Based Training

  • How to create robust e-learning that goes far beyond simply converting text-based materials into boring web-based “page turners.”
  • Major e-learning design flaws and how to avoid them.
  • Over 50 tips for applying adult learning principles to e-learning.
  • How to write course objectives that guarantee learner success.
  • 16 application methods for creating interactive exercises.
  • How to design performance-based tests that work on the web.
  • Guidelines for creating 7 different types of quiz questions.
  • 20 creative methods for presenting content on the web.
  • A rich variety of methods and media for creating highly interactive e-learning.
  • How to select the most effective instructional methods for e-learning.
  • Tips for designing simple and clear demonstrations regardless of the media used.
  • How to build case studies that engage learners.
  • How to design creative web-based role-plays.
  • How to provide tangible feedback to learners even for online tutorials.
  • 12 proven web-based media techniques to facilitate learning.
  • How to build a course structure that works for all e-learning strategies.
  • A design worksheet to create a complete script of the course.
  • When to incorporate storyboards.
  • 10 ways to create a user-friendly course framework.
  • 8 proven strategies to ensure that learners won’t quit mid-way.
  • How to choose an authoring tool to maximize productivity.
  • 20 tips for conducting a design prototype session.
  • How to validate the course for instructional soundness and usability .
  • How to evaluate the 4 outcomes of e-learning.
  • 50 possible items to include in an evaluation, including 2 sample forms.

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